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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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Global Education Rankings Cast Shadow on U.S. Education System

posted by Alana | December 08, 2016, 04:32 pm

 

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted an international survey of nearly half a million 15-year-old students from 72 countries and economies to determine which countries excel in various educational subjects, and which ones fall behind.

 

The results of this survey are known as PISA or the Program for International Student Assessment and this particular survey focused on learning about how students compare on a global scale in science.

 
Six ‘Protect Yourself Rules’ That All Young Children Must Learn

posted by Alana | December 07, 2016, 02:34 pm

Guest Post by Jon Conte, PhD., University of Washington, School of Social Work

 

I’ve dedicated my career to studying child abuse and the traumatic, long-term effects it has on children’s development. Over the decades, two statistics have never strayed far from my thoughts:

 

  • More than one in six children suffers from physical abuse.
  • One in 10 children will be sexually abused, often by someone they know and trust.

 

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Even Beginners Can Participate in this Week's Hour of Code

posted by Alana | December 06, 2016, 11:58 am

 

This week educators across the nation are participating in the “Hour of Code.” Celebrated annually during Computer Science Week, Hour of Code 2016 is being recognized from the 5th to the 11th December.